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Contains:  IC 435, NGC 2024, NGC 2023, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC 432, IC 431, The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star σOri
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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 





    
        

            David McGarvey
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x1153

Dates:Jan. 5, 2019

Frames: 152x60"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.30%

Astrometry.net job: 3071819

RA center: 5h 40' 41"

DEC center: -2° 11' 56"

Pixel scale: 7.952 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 77.661 degrees

Field radius: 1.838

Locations: Back Yard, Westover, Pennsylvania, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Horsehead and Flame Nebulae. A re-working of some data captured last Winter.

Nikon D750 (Stock)
Nikkor 300mm f/2.8 AI-S ED lens
f/2.8
ISO 1600
AstroTrac TT320X-AG - no guiding

Acquisition:

152 x 60" exposures (2 hrs. 32 mins. total integration time)

Processing:

RawTherapee, Deep Sky Stacker, RNC-Color-Stretch, Starnet++, & Photoshop.

Comments

Author

dmcgarvey
David McGarvey
License: None (All rights reserved)
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Revisions

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  • Final
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    D

B

Luminance adjustment.

C

Fixed some star aberrations.

D

Some minor additional fixes.

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, 





    
        

            David McGarvey